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Braves 1B Freeman has surgery on troublesome right elbow

Oct. 18, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow after a nagging injury that limited him late in the season and into playoffs. The team announced Friday that Freeman underwent the procedure in New York. Dr. David Altchek cleaned out the entire right...

Braves will need time to recover from latest playoff flop

Oct. 10, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One day later, Brian Snitker had shed his uniform but was still wearing the pain of yet another one-and-done postseason exit for the Atlanta Braves. "It's going to take me a while to kind of get over this whole thing," the manager said Thursday. Snitker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos...

10-spot: Cards oust Braves from NLDS with record 1st inning

Oct. 10, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals turned the diamond into a giant pinball machine, dinging hits all over SunTrust Park. By the time the Atlanta Braves finally got the third out, it was the most productive first inning in postseason history. The Cardinals scored 10 runs their first time up and dealt...

Another excruciating sports setback for the A-T-L

Oct. 10, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At this point, Atlanta sports fans should be numb to the disappointment. They've been through it so many times. Yet, somehow, this city's teams keep finding ways to take the misery index to new heights. A 10-spot in the very first inning? Can you believe it? Returning home with another...

10-spot: Cardinals score 10 runs in 1st inning vs Braves

Oct. 9, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have scored a record 10 runs in the first inning of the decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves. The biggest first inning in MLB playoff history stunned the crowd at SunTrust Park on Wednesday and put the Braves on course to tie a big...

Braves back in Atlanta, where other teams come to celebrate

Oct. 8, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are back in the A-T-L for a decisive postseason game. That's not necessarily a good omen for the home team. Over the years, Atlanta has been the place where other teams come to celebrate in October. The St. Louis Cardinals hope to continue that trend when they face the Braves in...

Molina wins it in 10th, Cards top Braves 5-4, Game 5 next

Oct. 7, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — They all knew. Every single one of them. Paul Goldschmidt and all the St. Louis Cardinals. Ozzie Albies and the rest of the Atlanta Braves. Tough to beat Yadier Molina in a big postseason spot. Molina pushed the Cardinals to a deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series, poking a tying...

Duvall, Braves rally in 9th to beat Cards 3-1, lead NLDS 2-1

Oct. 6, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Through injuries and slumps, demotions and disappointments, Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall got ready for the big moment. When it arrived, they were ready. Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Duvall delivered a two-run single as the Atlanta Braves rallied past...

Chipper Jones throws out 1st pitch, catches foul ball

Oct. 4, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chipper Jones had a big game, even as his former team lost Game 1 of its NL Division Series. The retired Hall of Famer threw out the first pitch before Atlanta faced the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. The 47-year-old Jones zipped a strike off the mound to Braves first baseman and good...

Braves teammates bemoan Acuña’s lack of hustle in NLDS loss

Oct. 3, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In a one-run playoff loss, Ronald Acuña Jr.’s lack of hustle was the obvious mistake the Atlanta Braves couldn’t afford. Acuña failed to run out a long flyball to right field in the seventh inning of the Braves’ 7-6 loss to St. Louis in Game 1 of the NL...